2016 Winners

After months of voting, hours of deliberating and hundreds of mouthfuls of cheese, the winners of the first ever Great British Cheese Awards were announced. Our specialist panel of judges were amazed at the quality of produce on offer, while you voted in your thousands to help us pick a People’s Choice champion.

Visit the links below to see who took home an award last year and to read more about artisan British cheese.



Winner : Mrs Kirkham's Lancashire Cheese

Preston, Lancashire

Runner up : Ludlow Food Centre

Ludlow, Shropshire


Winner : Rollright

King Stone Dairy

Runner up : Yorkshire Pecorino



Winner : Country Cheeses

Totnes, Devon

Runner up : The Cheese Shed



Winner : Moody's Rosary Ash

Rosary Goat's Cheese

Runner up : Perroche

Charlie Westhead, Neals Yard Creamery


Winner : Yorkshire Pecorino


Runner up : Wyfe of Bath

The Bath Soft Cheese Co


Winner : Cornish Gouda

Talvan Farm

Runner up : Lincolnshire Poacher

Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese


Winner : Barkham Blue

Two Hoots

Runner up : Stichelton

Joe Schneider


Winner : Rollright

King Stone Dairy

Runner up : Sharpham Brie



Winner : Cornish Blue

Cornish Cheese Company

Runner up : Sharpham Brie